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EU CAREERS virtual career fair 2016

EPSO is organising a “virtual career fair”, a virtual event hosted on an online platform. The event will be open on 24 February 2016 from 10am to 5pm (Brussels time). For more information and for registration, please visit the event’s website: http://www.virtualcareerdays.com/en/EUCareers16

GRADchances

We’re pleased to announce that we will be attending the GRADchances Language Fair on 17 February in Dublin. Come and meet staff from EPSO, the European Parliament and the European Commission. Register now for free on https://gradireland.com/events/234044

Career Fair in Berlin

The EU Careers team will be in Berlin on Saturday (23 January 2016) to participate at the annual “Careers in international organisations and EU institutions” fair organised by the German Foreign Office. Please read more about this event on the following page. Photo credit, Thank you!

European Summit on 17-18/12/2015 – Security perimeter

During the European Council meetings, a security perimeter is established by the Belgian Police in the Brussels European area. The security perimeter will be closed on 17-18/12/2015. The EPSO building (Avenue de Cortenbergh, 25) lies outside of this security perimeter. Updated information on the following web site: Belgian railway, Brussels public transport.

Updated information on tests next week (30/11/2015 – 04/12/2015)

The Belgian government decided yesterday 26/11/2015 to re-evaluate and lower the alert level for the Brussels Region. For precautionary reasons however the current supplementary security measures remain in place (http://centredecrise.be). According to the information received from the Belgian authorities, there is no indication for a specific threat against EU institutions. As from today 27/11/2015, daytime(…)

Message to all candidates invited to Assessment Centres, Case Studies and other tests this week (25-27/11/15)

  Assessment Centres and Case Studies have been taking place this week as planned without incident. Although the alert level in Brussels will remain unchanged until Monday 30th November 2015, the vast majority of Commission staff is working as normal albeit with increased vigilance and security measures in place. According to the information received from the(…)

Message to all candidates invited to the AC tomorrow (24/11/2015)

Please note that the assessment centres will take place tomorrow (24/11/2015) as planned. According to the information received from the Belgian authorities, there is no indication for a specific threat against EU institutions, and as a result the Commission is operational. Travelling from and to Brussels is currently not affected. Please keep in mind, however, that(…)

Message to all candidates invited to the AC tomorrow (23/11/2015)

Please note that the assessment centre will take place tomorrow (23/11/2015) as planned. Traffic disruption and alterations are to be expected on the transport network, including on the roads. Updated information on the following web site: Belgian railway, Brussels public transport.

EPSOs statement about the T-124/13 and T-191/13 judgment

As promised in our previous updates of 25 September and 21 October, EPSO would like to inform you of the latest state of play following the recent judgment of the General Court in cases T-124/13 and T-191/1 on the language regime for open competitions. As stated previously, the rights of successful candidates in the three(…)

JUDGMENT ON LANGUAGE REGIME- STATEMENT FOR CANDIDATES

With regard to the recent judgment of the General Court in cases T-124/13 and T-191/13, case law confirms that the annulment judgment does not reopen expired appeal deadlines to contest the language regime in either on-going or already closed competitions.  EPSO therefore respectfully requests that candidates refrain from submitting complaints or Requests for Review on(…)